Category Archives: Green Party of Ontario

Video: High Speed Rail vs High Performance Rail

At the InterCityRail Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, 18 April 2018 I learned about the difference between High Speed Rail and High Performance Rail. Although I entered the meeting as a proponent of High Speed Rail (using a dedicated rail … Continue reading

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Questionnaire: Purchasing Prescription Lenses in Ontario

On 5 May 2018 Canadians For Eyewear Choice wrote: Congratulations on your candidacy. We are writing today to let you know about an urgent issue facing Ontario consumers who depend on accessing affordable eyewear online as a modern convenience and … Continue reading

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Waterloo Region Greens Release Local Platform

The Green Party is gaining momentum across the province. Leader Mike Schreiner has crossed the province meeting with enthusiastic people who want integrity, intelligence and honesty in their choice and Schreiner delivers. In fact, Mainstreet polls predicted Schreiner would win … Continue reading

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Notes from the ReVision ADP Information Session

I had the privilege of attending an information session on 16 May 2018 by ReVision ADP hosted by the CNIB about the Ontario Assistive Devices Program which provides magnifiers, text-to-speech devices, braille output devices and other technology to help people … Continue reading

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On Social Housing

I received a question on Social Housing today: Hi Bob, I am just wondering what your views are on the social housing crisis for newcomers to Canada in the Kitchener area? Hope you can answer before voting day. Hi! There … Continue reading

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Infiltrate The Debate: 6pm Sun 27 May 2018 at the @WR_Greens Campaign Office

Hi everyone! Want to see Mike Schreiner participate in the Leaders Debate tomorrow night? Join the Waterloo Region Greens at the Campaign Office for a watching party! Despite our best efforts, the unelected and unaccountable media consortium has continued with … Continue reading

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High Speed Rail in South-Western Ontario

Updated 4 June 2018, including some corrections from InterCityRail technical experts — Thank you! One of the first events I attended as the Green Party of Ontario candidate for Kitchener–Conestoga was the InterCityRail Town Hall meeting on High Speed Rail, … Continue reading

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The Kitchener — Conestoga Campaign Has Begun!

Hello Kitchener–Conestoga! The campaign period for the 2018 Ontario provincial election has begun, and things are busy already! If you’d like to volunteer to help out with setting up our new campaign office, putting up roadside signs, or canvassing door-to-door … Continue reading

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Bob Jonkman is the Kitchener–Conestoga candidate for the Green Party of Ontario

I’m very happy to announce that I’ve been elected to be the Kitchener–Conestoga candidate for the Green Party of Ontario in the upcoming Ontario Provincial Election on 7 June 2018. I’d like to thank the many Green Party supporters in … Continue reading

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Kitchener–Conestoga Green Party AGM, 15 March 2018

Hello Kitchener–Conestoga Green Party members, supporters and friends! There’s a provincial election coming in June, and the Kitchener–Conestoga Greens are starting to gear up. Along with the other Waterloo Region Green Party riding associations, we’re having an election planning meeting … Continue reading

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